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Last orders at The Fox Inn truckstop on A1 at South Witham

The Fox Inn truckstop by the A1 at South Witham closed its doors last night (Thursday). The popular truckstop now has an uncertain future after the pub landlady and her staff quit the premises, unhappy about its new owners and … Continue reading

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Owners offer £500 reward for safe return of stolen cockapoo Riz

Devastated dog owners are offering a reward to help find their cockapoo which they believe was stolen. Riz was sleeping in a van parked in Main Street, Tinwell, on Tuesday afternoon while builders worked on her owners’ house. Read more … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham to have its first shop in six years

A village looks finally to have its own shop for the first time in six years. Residents of Castle Bytham have long fought and fund-raised for the return of a shop, which is now due to open in the New … Continue reading

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Massey Ferguson tractor stolen from Glen Road in Castle Bytham

A Massey Ferguson tractor has been stolen from Castle Bytham. The grey tractor was taken sometime between September 1 and September 7 from a yard in Glen Road. Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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Burglaries at two houses in Creeton Road, Little Bytham

Two houses have been burgled in Little Bytham. The properties, on Creeton Road, were broken into between September 5 and September 8. Anyone with information should call Lincolnshire Police on 101 and quote reference number 19000479565. Read more from the … Continue reading

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Drug wipe test leads to arrest in Castle Bytham

Police arrested a driver in Water Lane, Castle Bytham after a ‘DrugWipe’ test gave a positive result. The test picks up traces of cannabis, cocaine and other drugs that can remain in a person’s system longer than alcohol. The drug … Continue reading

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Former A1 Travelodge at Colsterworth to be a McDonald’s restaurant

The former site of a Travelodge and Little Chef on the A1 at Colsterworth is to become a McDonald’s restaurant. South Kesteven District Council has given permission for the restaurant which will be sited near the junction with the A151 … Continue reading

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Fun had by all at Bythams Woodlands Trust Tree Dressing Day

A record number of people turned out for the Bythams Woodlands Trust Tree Dressing Day held at the weekend. This was the fifth time that the event, held on Saturday, November 24, has been staged. “We had more than 500 … Continue reading

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Five year fight to return Castle Bytham shop ends

Castle Bytham will soon have its own shop for the first time in more than five years. A community-owned company that will run the venture has gained planning approval from South Kesteven District Council for a simpler and cheaper design … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival has plenty of talent to sing about

There’s great news for visitors to Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival this weekend. The DMU Gospel Choir, semi-finalists in last month’s Britain’s Got Talent, will perform at the festival on the afternoon of Sunday, June 24. Read more from the Stamford … Continue reading

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